Registration of Corporation  

    61J2-5.014: Registration of Corporation
    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 32 No. 14, April 7, 2006 issue of the Florida Administrative Weekly.

    The Board held a public hearing on this Rule on December 12, 2006, in Orlando, Florida, and determined the following changes should be made:

    Unless the Commission or BPR shall have information that the corporation has been in violation of Chapters 475 and 455, Florida Statutes, or the rules promulgated under said chapters, it will be assumed to be qualified for registration if its officers and directors are qualified and if the answers to questions in the application, or in supplemental inquiries, are satisfactory. Otherwise, investigation and other proceedings, as in cases of individual applicants, shall commence. No registration shall be granted or renewed for any corporation if it shall appear that the  person individual(s) having control of the corporation has been denied, revoked, or suspended and not reinstated, or if a person having control of the corporation has been convicted of a felony in any court and has not had civil rights restored for at least 5 years, or if an injunction has been entered against the person individual(s) for operating as a real estate licensee without a license. A person shall be deemed to be in control of a corporation where such person or spouse, children, or member of the household shall own or control, directly or indirectly, more than 50 40 percent of the voting stock of such corporation. An applicant for registration shall submit forms DBPR 0040-1 (Officers and Directors) and DBPR 0030 (Attest Statement),in which are incorporated herein by referenced. No corporation shall operate as a real estate broker until they have received written notification from the Department that the corporation has been properly registered.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Lori Crawford, Deputy Clerk, Division of Real Estate, 400 West Robinson Street, Hurston Building, North Tower, Suit N802, Orlando, Florida 32801

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61J2-5.014. Registration of Corporation